The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank 16 9 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing XML 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.26% 12.28% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.16% 31.82% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£283 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £27.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.02%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38 22 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 40.00% 38.60% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 34
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Exstream
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) HND
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
4 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Exstream
2 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) FIXML
3 1 (11.11%) FpML
3 1 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (11.11%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Metaprogramming
3 1 (11.11%) Parallel Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) HND
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
3 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
3 1 (11.11%) Actimize
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Reuters
3 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg